Tag: Marathon

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXIX) – Sydney 2000: GEZAHEGNE ABERA (1978-)

“I had never run just to participate; I always ran for victory.” Gezahegne Abera After the women´s marathon, which finished with victory for the Japanese Naoko Takahashi, next in line… Read more »

MARATHON OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS (XXVIII) – Sydney 2000: NAOKO TAKAHASHI (1972-)

“I would get up at 6:30 and run 50 km before breakfast. Then another 20 km. It was rough but I didn’t dislike it. I had to suck it up…. Read more »

RECORD NUMBERS FOR VALENCIA MARATHON 2020

Half marathon In the half marathon Kenya’s Kibiwott Kandie set a WR in the men’s category by stopping the clock at 57.32. Thus, he broke the record set by his… Read more »

VALENCIA MARATHON 2020 “ELITE EDITION”: A WAY TO TOKYO 2021?

Course of the Valencia Marathon 2020 Like so many other marathons at world level, the 2020 Valencia marathon has had its agenda altered by the Covid-19. As with London and… Read more »

HEAT STRESS DIFFERENCES BETWEEN RUNNING A MARATHON AND AN ULTRA-MARATHON

Peggy & Marco Lachmann-Anke (Pixabay) Marathon and ultra-marathon differ not only in the distance, but also and more importantly on the length of the event. Additionally, many of these events… Read more »